Thirst in a River Basin (How to read the map)

The InfoNile interactive map pinpoints the areas most vulnerable to changing rainfall and runoff patterns – factors that contribute to droughts and floods – and those that are already facing water scarcity.

In South Sudan, people living near water still lack clean water and sanitation

83 percent of assessed settlements not using latrines
11 percent of the population still rely on unimproved drinking water sources such as open ponds that expose them to waterborne diseases.
Pollution contributes to the poor condition of water and sanitation around Lake Yirol
Lakes State Program aims to increase access to safe water and help communities increase their incomes

The Flipflopi Dhow: Returning Home — Short Documentary

InfoNile’s documentary features the Flipflopi, the world’s first 100% recycled plastic boat, which sailed more than five hundred kilometers around Lake Victoria in March to bring together communities in the fight against plastic pollution.

Plastic waste choking life in Lake Victoria

Fishermen in Lake Victoria Uganda, are lamenting the effects of plastic pollution in the water body.
Environmental researchers are concerned that continued disregard of proper plastic management endangers aquatic and wildlife.
Uganda battles to legislate the single-use plastic ban

Mwanza City embarks on a strategic plan to stop plastic waste leakage in Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is one of the highlights of Mwanza Region in Tanzania. The second-largest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Victoria is shared by Uganda and Kenya along with Tanzania. This reporter visited the shores of the Lake in Nyamagana District, Mwanza Region, where waste is rampant. Fishermen blame the problem on poor management of trash.

Uganda’s First Oil (Short Documentary)

Uganda’s first oil has left indigenous communities scrambling and environmental conservation priorities on the back burner. This documentary reveals what is at stake in the Albertine Region.